Tips to Stand Out at Your Next Networking Event


I’m using my valuable time to network and make meaningful connections, but networking with a group of strangers can be intimidating. Here’s how you can “work the room” and stand out at your next networking event.

Recently I attended a lunch event and noticed that half of the attendees were “multitasking” – checking phone messages and not making an effort to be present at the event. This is not an unusual occurrence, and it made me stop to remind myself why I was attending these networking events in the first place. I was using my time to network and make meaningful connections, but networking with a group of strangers can be intimidating (and sometimes busying yourself checking emails helps). Read more…